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Hey Mr. Social DJ Put a Record On I Wanna Dance With My Baby

One of China’s leading music-streaming and subscription music sites, Xiami, has this week launched a Turntable.fm clone to let its use...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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AppSEO Wants to Help You Optimize for App Store Search

A new search optimization service for apps, AppSEO, is available in public beta today. The service is a web-based tool from the folks over a...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 10:25 pm
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Game Studio Chocoarts Raises Money From Angels, Builds Branded Games

Jakarta-based game studio, Chocoarts, just raised a round of seed funding from several independent angels. The investment sum and the angels...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Mobage Social Gaming Comes to Huawei Smartphones in China

Having launched Daum Mobage in Korea earlier this week, DeNA (TYO:2432) just announced that it will be bringing its social gaming platform t...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 2:50 pm
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Chinese-Made 3D Launcher App Wants to Blow Your Android’s Mind

An amazing 3D homescreen interface experience is about to hit Android phones, and it’s thanks to a team of Chinese engineers who call them...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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MIIT Says Telecom Growth Outpaced GDP Growth Last Year

Everyone knows China’s GDP has been climbing at a pretty astonishing rate for some time now. But the telecommunications industry is gr...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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The Island at the Center of the World

Founded in the 14th century as Sinhapura, by King Parameswara and turned into a major trading center, in the 1800’s by Sir Raffles – Sin...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Wonderful Day Keeps You on Task, Hits iTunes Charts in India

Some of the three tasks that most of us hate and/or tend to forget: 1. Going for a weekly jog, 2. paying monthly bills, and 3. buying diaper...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 10:18 am
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Bandwagon Wants You To Jump Onboard its Live Music Search Engine

Love live music gigs? So do I. I bumped into Clarence, founder of Bandwagon.sg, through a common friend during our event, Startups In Asia. ...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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A guide for mobile developers to select the right ad unit size

The Mobile Marketing Association, a global non-profit trade organization for mobile marketing, has released an updated version of its guide ...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 3:22 am
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Baidu Establishes Joint Research Lab with A*STAR, Sets Eyes on Southeast Asia

This afternoon at Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) headquarters, the company signed an agreement with I2R (a part of A*STAR) that establishes a joint lab...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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As Sure As Night Follows Day, Tencent Launches a Pinterest Clone

With grim inevitability, we see that the Chinese social media behemoth Tencent (HKG:0700) has today launched a Pinterest clone called Dutu. ...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 3:50 pm
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Asian startups that are shaking up how events are run (part one)

We look at what Beepmo, Noddon, and Pigeonhole Live are doing in the events space.

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 2:19 pm
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55@SP: Making Money Startup Essentials and Funding – 24 Feb

This Friday, Singapore Polytechnic will hold their 55@SP again, this time with the theme: Making Money Startup Essentials and Funding. Durin...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 1:01 pm
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Founders Drinks with Christoph Zrenner – 23 Feb

Starting their Founder Drinks for 2012, E27 will bring Christoph Zrenner of Wildfire (see SGE’s articles on the company). Cristoph wil...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 12:32 pm
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Fokado Offers Fun Activities That You Can Give as Gifts

Fokado is one of the startups that has just graduated from the Jakarta Founders Institute two weeks ago. Fokado is trying to provide an alte...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Limited Resources? Here’s How ISGLOVES Bootstrapped the Smart Way

Having lived in Beijing for close to a year, I’m used to the full four seasons (as opposed to here in Singapore) and understand how annoyi...

  • February 23, 2012
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Huawei Chairman Boasts MediaPad 10 Will Be ‘Most Powerful Tablet Ever’

According to Huawei chariman ‘Richard’ Yu Cheng-dong, posting to his Weibo account, the company is ready to impress with its upcoming Me...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 8:20 pm
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